What's Happening at C. H. Booth Library

Intro to 3D Printing

Join us for an introductory session on how to use our 3D Afinia printers After attending one of these classes you may sign up for an individual session to make your own 3D object. Meets on the second floor in the chbMAKERS' Corner. For ages 12 to adult January 4, 11am or 4 pm January 10, 11am or 4 pm January 18, 5 pm January 24, 4 pm                

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Register for Story Time: January 8th-18th

Children ages 3-5 are eligible to register for the next story time series.  Forms will be available at the children's circulation desk beginning January 8th.  Register in person to select one of the following options: Monday or Tuesday:  10:00-10:45am/Tuesday or Wednesday:  1:00-1:45pm. Children must be a resident of Newtown and at least 3 years old on or before the start of the session on January 22nd.

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Soccer Skills for Little Feet for ages 3-5

Coach Tony Viscuso will introduce children to basic soccer skills while promoting coordination and cooperative play, Wednesday afternoons 4:00-4:30pm, January 10th through May 30th in the library meeting room.  Open to children ages 3-5 with an adult partner.  Register your child for each date they plan to attend.  Parents do not need to register, but must remain with their child during the program.

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Teen Writing Group

A peer led teen writing group meets every Wednesday in the Antiques Room on the third floor from 4:30-6:30 pm. All are welcome.

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Third Thursday Game Group

New Group! Next meets on Thursday, February 15th 6:30-8:30 pm Calling all adults and older teens who enjoy playing tabletop board games, such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and more! We’ll choose a different game each month and provide links ahead of time so players can get to know the game. It's a great way to discover new games and to play familiar games with other enthusiasts. This month's game is Pandemic. Playthrough: Tabletop with Wil Wheaton The ...

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Music Dynamics for ages 2-6

Join Newtown resident and music educator Brad Peterson, Friday mornings at 11:30am  in the library's meeting room January 19th through February 16th.   Mr. Peterson spent 38 years teaching and developing music programs for the Monroe public schools.  'Music Dynamics” features finger plays, nursery rhymes, poems, songs, circle games, dances, stories and much more. Each activity is designed to help children with pitch matching and steady beat skills, as well as helping them with their early ...

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Young Adult Council Meeting

Next meeting is Monday, January 22,  3:45-5:15 pm - Planning for Take Your Child to the Library Day The Young Adult Council (for grades 6-12) meets during the school year to plan YA programs, volunteer, decorate, design displays and help make C.H.Booth Library a welcoming library to teens. Meets in the Meeting Room of the library. And, of course, there will always be snacks!  Please come! It's more fun if YOU'RE there! Meeting Dates for 2017-18 School Year September ...

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Winter Needle Felting with Katie

Thursday, January 25th at 4:00 in the Meeting Room. Come make a small animal or ornament using colored wool and a special burred needle. Needle felting is fun, relaxing, and sociable. Beginners welcome! Please sign up.

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Take Your Child to the Library Day is February 3rd

Young adult volunteers are preparing a fun-filled afternoon of crafts, games and puppet plays to celebrate 'Take Your Child to the Library Day.' Stop by the library's meeting room between 1:00 and 2:30pm to visit the activity stations. The puppet plays begin at 2:30pm. No registration required. For children ages 3-8. Parents are asked to remain with their child/children during the event.

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Learn to Sew - For Teens & Adults

Thursday, February 8th 5:30pm. Learn to stitch a note card on the sewing machine!  In class you'll find out how to thread the sewing machine and then experiment with fabulous decorative machine stitches. $3 supply fee Please register as space is limited  

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Babysitting Class

Saturday, March 3 from 10 am -2 pm Here's how to be a great babysitter! Learn interviewing tips, communication skills, ages and stages of young babies and toddlers, safety and first aid tips and feeding and caring for children, including diaper changing. The instructor has taught Kindergarten and is currently a 2nd grade teacher.  She holds three teaching certifications including Early Childhood, General Education and Special Education and a Master's Degree in Literacy.

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Computer Tutor

Mondays 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get one-on-one computer help on Mondays.
Sign up at the Reference Desk or schedule an appointment by calling 203-426-8552 or emailing boothref@chboothlibrary.org

Visit the Little Book Store
Books, gifts and more from the Friends of the C. H. Booth Library.
On the second floor of the library, across from the new books.



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